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Minutes, Agendas & Reports: 2013-14


Senate Executive Committee Meeting Agenda
April 7, 2014

1:30 PM
Hawaii Hall 208

Vice Chancellor for Research; 2:30 - 3:00 PM

  • UH Cancer Center Update [Issue #22.14]
  • Kewalo Marine Laboratory - Update
  • Possibility of an Interdisciplinary Degree in Sustainability
  • Office of Research Services (ORS) Reorganization - Update
    • Is the “Hawaii Innovation Initiative” is still alive?
      President Greenwood’s proposal to hire 50 top scientists/researchers.
    • The ORS reorganization claims to have no financial impact claimed, yet additional staffing will be hired to staff and run the Service Centers at UH Hilo, UH West Oahu and UH Maui. How much RTRF will be shifted to cover the additional costs to fund these new service centers? Will these service centers generate RTRF to staff and operate them?
  • Possible Invitation to AVC Research Compliance

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. MINUTES
  3. CHAIR'S REPORT
  4. COMMITTEE REPORTS
  5. OLD BUSINESS
    1. UHPA / MFS
    2. MFS Vacancies: AY 2014-15
      1. ENGR - 1
      2. LBSVS - 1
      3. NATSCI - 1
      4. SHK - 1
    3. Issues: 2013-14
      1. Carryover Follow-Up
        1. Issue #3.14: Leaver's Survey
        2. Issue #10.13: Course Credits for Cross Listed Courses
        3. Issue #22.13: Tenure of Administrators
        4. Issue #36.12: Faculty Engaged Scholarship Activities
      2. Status Unknown
        1. Issue #1.13: Faculty Input into Budget Process & Transparency
        2. Issue #3.13: Disproportional Increase in Staff / Admin. Salaries
        3. Issue #4.13: Faculty Voice in Administrative Search Processes
        4. Issue #7.13: Balance of System / Manoa Responsibilities
        5. Issue #14.13: Value of Assessment
        6. Issue #56.12: WASC Communication Report
  6. NEW BUSINESS
    1. 4/14 Senate Executive Committee Meeting Agenda
      Agenda items for Chancellor
    2. 4/16 Manoa Faculty Senate Agenda
    3. Manoa Campus Committee Volunteers
    4. New Senator Orientation
  7. ADJOURNMENT

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